By Lisa Scottoline
New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award–winning writer Lisa Scottoline revolutionized crime fiction while she brought her all-female legislation company of Rosato & affiliates, exciting readers along with her twisty, fast moving plots and taking pictures their hearts along with her solid of sturdy and relatable girl characters. Now Bennie Rosato, Mary DiNunzio, Judy service, and Anne Murphy are again with all cylinders firing in Accused.
Mary Dinuzio has simply been promoted to companion and is set to tackle her most original case but, delivered to the enterprise by means of a thirteen-year-old genius with a penchant for beekeeping. Allegra Gardner's sister Fiona used to be murdered six years in the past, and it appeared like an open-and-shut case: the accused, Lonnie Stall, was once noticeable fleeing the scene; his blood was once on Fiona and her blood was once on him; so much damningly, Lonnie Stall pleaded accountable. yet Allegra believes Lonnie is blameless and has been wrongly imprisoned. The Gardner family members is likely one of the strongest within the state and Allegra's mom and dad don't think in reopening the case, so taking it on is dicy. however the Rosato & affiliates enterprise can by no means face up to an underdog. used to be justice quite served all these years in the past? it's going to take a staff of unstoppable woman attorneys, plus one thirteen-year-old genius, to determine.
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From the water below, Fabriano watched as the imperceptible form of ﬂaming mass that had once been his brother crumpled to the deck. He had witnessed it all, every agonizing second, and he would undoubtedly carry the image with him to his grave. As he stared out at the night sky, Tremain concluded that young Fabriano, like many surface sailors, probably consid ered submariners a wicked, demented bunch. Tremain even knew some admirals that still believed submarine warfare to be a gutless, below-the-belt method of naval combat.
CAMERON COOKE subsided, and Fabriano regained his footing with the deck now tilted forward at a very noticeable angle. In the dim red lights, he could see a ﬁgure stumbling down the ladder from the bridge. The man was disoriented, walking directly into the bulkhead at the base of the ladder, rebound ing into the center of the passageway, and then stumbling bod ily into Fabriano. ” Fabriano said, as he pulled the sailor up straight. Only then, holding on to the sailor’s slippery arms, did he realize that the man was covered in blood from head to foot.
Another hearty belly laugh ex uded from the good-natured torpedo captain, and again he elbowed the nervous-looking Hegemeyer in the ribs. While the cheerful petty ofﬁcer seemed completely at ease about the coming action, his two compatriots—Smitty and Hegemeyer—did not. Both appeared anxious, and both scanned the sky with uncertainty. Whatever kind of plane had dropped the ﬂare—the third to be dropped over the task force in the last hour—the plane was certainly Japanese. Looking aft, Tremain saw the Chevalier’s wake curve to port, following the lead of the Selfridge, which had already steadied on a new southwesterly course.
Accused (Rosato & DiNunzio, Book 1) by Lisa Scottoline